Thursday, February 28, 2013

Congtrats to our Outstanding Texan Awardee!

Join me in congratulating Dr. Linda Bell Robinson for receiving the Outstanding Texan Award on Tuesday, February 26th at the African American Legislative Summit, Community Awards Breakfast. Every two years the Texas Legislative Black Caucus holds the African American Legislative Summit. At each summit, members of the Caucus select individuals from their prospective districts to receive the Outstanding Texan Award. This Year Dr. Robinson of Houston was selected for her many accomplishments and her contribution to her community and to the state of Texas. 

 Dr. Robinson worked as a police officer for over 35 years and retired as a Lieutenant Investigator with the Harris County District Attorney's Office. Throughout her professional career, Dr. Robinson has been appointed to several local and state commissions. In 2003, she was appointed by Governor Rick Perry to serve as a member of the council on Sex Offender Treatment. In December 2004, she was selected by the Governor to move to the Council on Health and Human Services, where she is an active member. In addition, Dr. Robinson is a member of various Law Enforcement and Civic Associations. She served on the 182nd District Court Grand Jury; the Governor of Texas Advisory Board on Drug Control, former Board Member of the Houston Area Women's Center, a Leadership Houston Graduate and was selected as a "Savvy Sister" by the Houston Woman Magazine in 2011.

 We thank Dr. Robinson for her many years of service and congratulate her on receiving the Outstanding Texan Award.  

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